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toolshed

[ tool-shed ]
/ ˈtulˌʃɛd /
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noun

a small building where tools are stored, often in the backyard of a house.

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Also called toolhouse.

Origin of toolshed

First recorded in 1830–40; tool + shed1
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British Dictionary definitions for toolshed

tool shed

noun

a small shed in the garden or yard of a house used for storing tools, esp those for gardening
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